News from the Field: August 2017
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This month we have a few child welfare related resources and a lot of early Fall conferences coming up. Take advantage of those early bird rates!
News from the Field
UT Child Welfare Conference 2017: Call for Presenters
We are gearing up for this year’s conference! Applications due August 18th!
TNOYS & LifeWorks: August 9th, (TODAY) 1-4:30 pm, CEUs available
HYP Workshop: Kids at The Capitol: Recap of the 2017 Legislative Session
August 22nd, 3-4:30 pm, LifeWorks East, 1.5 CEUs available
Learn All The Time Network: Community Meeting
join other out of school time youth-serving providers August 24th, 9-11pm, ATX
Texas Council on Family Violence Annual Statewide Conference
August 27-30th, ATX
Psychoanalytic Lunch & Learn: Mentalization & Reflective Parenting
Join us on September 19th, 11:30-1pm, 1.5 CEUs
Registration opens August 21st- fills quickly!
Texas State of Mind: Engage & Excel
Improve the behavioral health system in ATX: September 20-22
2017 Partners in Prevention Conference
DFPS: October 3-5, San Antonio, TX
41st Annual NASW/Texas Conference
Early bird registration now open. October 5-7, Galveston, TX
13th Annual Strengthening Youth and Families Conference
October 30th- November 2nd, Georgetown, TX
Updates from the Field: Tools & Tactics for Trusted Adults
The National Campaign to Prevent Unplanned pregnancy: Webinar on initiating positive, sustainable conversations with youth transitioning out of foster care.
Hard Times and Healing Toolkit
A Resilience Framework for Domestic Violence (DV) and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
The Road to Adulthood
New report from Annie E. Casey Foundation: Aligning Child Welfare practice with adolescent brain development
Unlocking Potential: The Strength of Our Stories As The Key to Child Welfare Reform
Former foster youth propose foster care reforms to Congress through CCAI’s Foster Youth Internship Program
Podcast: Integrated Health Care for Foster Youth
“Into The Fold” from Hogg Foundation for Mental health